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THE STUDY OF GREEK.
GRAMMAR, DELECTUS, AND EXERCISE-BOOK
(THE GRAMMAR ADAPTED FROM THAT OF DR. WORDSWORTH).
For the Use of the Lower Forms in Public and Private Schools.
BY H. E. HUTTON, M.A.
OF BALLIOL COLLEGE, OXFORD: ASSISTANT MASTER AT HARROW SCHOOL.
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.
HARROW: CROSSLEY & CLARKE.
THE first Part of this work consists of an adaptation in English of the Accidence of Dr. Wordsworth's Grammar, generally used at the Public Schools; the second, of a series of Exercises (progressive in difficulty, and alternately: Greek and English) upon the Accidence, the rules of Syntax being introduced as required, and worked into the Exercises; the third, of Greek and English Vocabularies, corresponding with the Exercises.
The chief objects proposed are 1. To fix in a boy's mind, by means of constant repe
tition, the inflexions of Substantives, Adjectives,
and Pronouns, each in succession. 2. To assist his memory and excite his interest at the
same time, by connecting and associating them with words of common occurrence, and useful
sentences. • 3. To familiarise him with ordinary Greek construc
tions, by exercising him in the principal rules of